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Best of 2012

The Best Thing You Ate In 2012

Think back on the last 365 days and tell us the first thing that comes to mind. And no cheating: THE FIRST THING.

34 Coolest Food Packaging Designs Of 2012

These days it's perfectly acceptable to judge food by its label. Because if the company cares enough about design, they likely care just as much about the product inside.

50 Best Food Blog Photos Of 2012

A drool advisory has been issued for this post. It contains our favorite food styling and photography from the past year. View at your own risk.

18 Astounding Hubble Photos Released In 2012

The universe is beautiful and terrifying.

The Essential Guide To Digital Etiquette

Presenting the FWD IRL FAQ: quick links to your most pressing Internet- and phone-related concerns. And apparently you guys are REALLY WORRIED about Facebook.

14 Things We All Learned About Gay Culture In 2012

In case you missed it: These are some of the best reads found on BuzzFeed LGBT.

10 Most Popular BuzzFeed Food Posts Of 2012

In case you missed them, these are the ones everyone loved. (With a special section of editor's choice superlatives.)

16 Stars On What Coming Out Means To Them

As "I'm Gay" announcements became a thing of the past in 2012, stars from Sir Ian McKellan to Matt Bomer offered their perspectives on coming out and how, for many of them, it got better.

The Best And Worst Regrets Of 2012

#2012regrets. We all have these.

25 Mind-Bogglingly Good Cosplays From 2012

For these talented geeks, costume design is more art than hobby. But the results are truly stunning.

The 22 Most Essential BuzzFeed Music Posts Of 2012

Our best lists, essays, mashups, and playlists of the year. Plus, a tribute to the incredibly sexy lyrics of Nickelback.

16 Of The Most Beautiful Weddings Of The Year

These (famous and not-so-famous) same-sex couples got married in a landmark year for marriage equality.

25 Ways Anderson Cooper Kicked Ass This Year

From Twitter to his talk show, Cooper was a tour de force.

11 Food Trends That Need To Die In 2013

Dear Sriracha, Pickles, and Sriracha Pickles: You've had a great run. Let's move on, shall we?

The 34 Hottest Trends Of 2012, As Presented By Cookies

This great year's story told in sugar, eggs, flour, and frosting.

30 Moments From 2012 That Everyone Can Enjoy

Often what you find on the internet is not-safe-for-grandma, but it is possible for something to be totally wholesome and perfectly wonderful.

18 Types Of People Who Had The Worst Year Ever

Dang. Maybe 2013 will be better.

The 50 Most Viral Videos Of 2012

We laughed, we cried, we shared.

The 12 Best Gay Ads Of 2012

From Oreo to marriage equality, these were the best targeted ads of the year. (You know, everything One Million Moms hated.)

The Highs And (Many) Lows Of Lindsay Lohan

2012 was supposed to be her comeback year.

The 54 Best Animated GIFs Of 2012

This is it: Here is the definitive list of the most amazing GIFs that changed our lives this year.

The 36 Best Political GIFs Of The Year

A look back at the most GIF'd year in the history of the electoral process.

The 30 Absolute Best Kids Of The Year

Kids are weird but awesome. These are the absolute best of the best of 2012.

15 Hottest Food Trends Of 1912

Time-travel with us to last century, when Coke still had cocaine in it and ladies weren't allowed to lunch alone!

The 12 Best Original BuzzFeed Videos Of 2012

BuzzFeed's video team had a big old year. Here are some of our finest moments.

The 11 Best Movies Of 2012

These picks represent the consensus of the BuzzFeed Entertainment staff, who hereby officially certify the greatness of all films listed below.

The 40 Happiest Photos Taken This Year

Forty moments of pure joy from this year. Enjoy.

20 Reasons Why 2012 Was The Coolest Year To Be A Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was in the spotlight all year long. Will it ever be as cool to be a Mormon as it was in 2012?

Why True Love Died In 2012

The following 15 breakups made us question everything we know about love.

The 30 Most Powerful Photobombs Of The Year

Never stop 'bombing, you guys. And stingrays.

The 40 Cutest Things That Happened This Year

Real good year for cute things, you guys. I honestly think we will look back on 2012 as the year when cuteness finally hit the big time. Excellent work, everyone!

The 25 Funniest AutoCorrects Of 2012

BRB, throwing out my iPhone. (via Damn You, Autocorrect)

The Year YOLO Ruined Everything

Never has an acronym spread faster or been more infuriating. Thanks, Drake!

The 33 Most WTF Celeb Photos Of The Year

'Twas a good year in weird celebrity pictures.

The 12 Best Paranormal Sightings Of 2012

By January, many were already reporting reporting that 2012 was going to be a big year for UFO sightings. But 2012 wasn't just a big year for flying saucer sightings — it was a big year for the paranormal in general.

The 30 Best Mugshots Of 2012

Congrats to all that made this year's list!

26 Moments That Restored Our Faith In Humanity This Year

Sometimes you need a reminder that people can do wonderful things.

The 20 Most Satisfying Reunions Of 2012

We saw many happy reunions of things we loved from our past this year — these are the ones that made our hearts grow the most!

32 People Who Should Not Be Allowed On Facebook In 2013

TAKE NOTE, FACEBOOK! We're counting on you.

The Best Books We Read In 2012

I asked a bunch of writerly people what book they loved the most this year — no matter when it was published. A great list for anyone who likes to read.

The Year Hip-Hop Went Queer

From Frank Ocean to Jay-Z, the genre made major leaps forward with the LGBT community in 2012.

19 Of The Year's Most Dubious Scientific Studies

The following is the result of real research and analysis. Face meet palm.

The 40 Most Insane Things That Happened In Florida In 2012

2012 was another stellar year for Florida. Let's take a look and remember the good times.

The 21 Biggest Jerks Of 2012

These tweets are actually the worst.

The 30 Most Important Cats Of 2012

Warning: Some of these cats will break your heart.

The Best Of "Gangnam Style"

There is nothing on Earth that can't be turned into a "Gangnam Style" parody. "Best" might not be the right word for this, but just roll with it.

40 Best Protest Signs Of 2012

SOPA, Pussy Riot, NATO, and Chick-fil-A. Many great protest signs were raised in 2012.

The 45 Most Important Lessons We Learned In 2012

2012 was inarguably the most important year in human history. Here's what we've learned.

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